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Miguel Vaquero Maestre has been appointed Head Coach of GB Women’s Team, a crucial appointment for British Wheelchair Basketball as part of our ambitious Paris strategy.
This appointment is a critical move for the NGB following the inaugural season of the ground-breaking Women’s Premier League, with a clear goal of developing talent across the elite performance pathway and achieving success at an international level.
Miguel brings to the sport an extensive background in coaching, including leading the hugely successful Spanish team CD Ilunion to multiple titles and coaching the Spanish U22 national team, Miguel is well placed to bring his significant expertise and experience to the role.
On his appointment Miguel commented:
“I am delighted to join the team at British Wheelchair Basketball. I have been getting to know the team, this relationship for me this is one of the most important things. It’s very important that we keep building upon the team principles, and that we keep working well to understand individual roles. This will enable us to achieve the outcomes we collectively want as a team.”
Performance Director Diccon Edwards commented on Miguel’s appointment:
“I am really excited to have a coach of the quality and experience of Miguel coming to join us. He has been successful in winning all the major competitions in Europe as a club coach and this experience will be invaluable in developing the GB Women’s team.
“What also stood out through the recruitment process was his approach to developing people and creating positive enjoyable environments enabling players to be at their best. I am looking forward to working with him and I know the players are equally excited about working with him.”